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QB Donovan McNabb has spent much of his NFL career mired in controversy, based on his recent comments, that controversy isn’t going to go away any time soon. On a recent appearance on the FoxSports television show, Barfly, McNabb threw out the suggestion that he deserves to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. McNabb has been a very prolific quarterback in his career, which now appears to be over. He has also been the crux of controversy. McNabb was booed as soon as he was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles. Despite leading the Eagles to multiple NFC Championship games, Eagles fans couldn’t wait to see McNabb run out of town. McNabb was also at the center of controversy with comments made by conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh as well as a dispute with WR Terrell Owens. It appears very clear that McNabb’s career in the NFL is over. He was released by the Minnesota Vikings last year when two teams, the Chicago Bears and Houston Texans were in need of a quarterback. McNabb was pas...

Yes or No: McNabb says he’s a Hall of Famer, but is he?

Donovan McNabb has played in five NFC Championship games with a Super Bowl appearance, voted to six Pro Bowls, has thrown for 37,276 yards, 234 touchdowns, 117 interceptions, and has career passer rating of 85.6 but he’s currently unemployed.  If McNabb never plays another down of football in the NFL , is he a Hall of Famer? 

Donovan McNabb thinks he belongs in the Hall of Fame

Donovan McNabb joined Mark Kriegel and Rich Eisen on the show “Barfly” to discuss his Hall of Fame chances. Both Kriegel and Eisen talked about how winning the big game affects the perception of a player. McNabb agreed and said he shouldn’t be denied a spot in Canton because he didn’t win a Super Bowl. He indicated that winning a ring is an unfair standard to...

Donovan McNabb Not Worthy of Hall of Fame

When professional athletes inevitably give in to the notion it may be time to call it a career, the questions about legacy and retrospection are always sure to quickly follow. In the case of 13-year NFL veteran Donovan McNabb, the question was recently posed as to whether or not he thought he deserved to have his bronze bust enshrined in Canton, Ohio -- to which McNabb responded...

Donovan McNabb deserves serious Hall of Fame consideration

Donovan McNabb spoke up yesterday on his career and stated that he “absolutely believes” he is a Hall of Famer. He defended his comment by saying: “Peyton (Manning) never won the big game until he won the Super Bowl finally. Dan Marino never won the big game. But does that mean his career is a failure? [...]

McNabb says he's a Hall of Fame QB

Donovan McNabb believes he belongs in the Hall of Fame. The free-agent quarterback made the claim to Fox Sports when assessing his 13-year NFL career. "See, one thing that people don't realize - I never played the game to make it to the Hall of Fame. I played the game because I love it," McNabb said. "I played the game to win. I'm a competitor. When I step...

What Makes a HOF Caliber QB? Former Eagle Donovan McNabb Has Some Ideas.

What makes a Hall of Fame caliber quarterback? Former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has some ideas. In yet another interview that has caused controversy, this time on Barfly on FOX Sports, McNabb was asked if he saw himself as a HOF worthy quarterback. A good question, but a tricky one to answer. Even if you are one of the very rare players who is a shoe-in for the Hall, is there...

Top 10 reasons why Donovan McNabb thinks he should be in the Hall of Fame

10) Made multiple NFC title games with, no, seriously, Todd Pinkston as his deep threat 9) Certain that as time goes by, career numbers for QBs aren't going to inflate at all8) Nothing done under Daniel Snyder or Brad Childress actually counts as being in the NFL7) Being the best QB in the history of the Eagles should matter on some level6) Paves the way for Jeff Garcia and Kevin...

Donovan McNabb: Hall of Famer (Just Ask Him)

Over the past few years, there’s been a lot of discussion about the Pro Football Hall of Fame voting process being flawed. We’ve discussed it. People thinking their specific guy (Will Shields, Jerome Bettis, Bill Parcells, Cris Carter) deserves to be there have discussed it. Even people thinking their entire league are being blacklisted discuss it. But what are some possible...

Donovan McNabb thinks he is an NFL Hall Of Fame QB

Donovan McNabb is quickly turning into one of the NFL’s best sound bites. In a matter of just a few months, McNabb has done a fantastic job of tarnishing whatever legacy he had with some of the most absurd comments you will ever read a player say about himself. Related posts: Donovan McNabb Thinks The Chicago Bears Would’ve Won With him The End of the Line for Donovan McNabb’s...
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